HISTORY: Jess Willard, The Pottawatomie Giant, defeated Jack Johnson in Havana, Cuba on April 5, 1915 with a controversial KO in the 26th round to win the Heavyweight Title. He defended the title once before losing it to Jack Dempsey on July 4, 19191 in Toledo, Ohio. Presented here is an antique wirephoto of Jess Willard, training for his bout with Frank Moran.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This antique wirephoto of Jess Willard is 6" x 8 1/2." There are small creases in the center of the photo and in the lower left corner. Clean image with no rips or tears.